Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
Creating a voice for the Disability Sector

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Get Busy Cooking! A Creative Innovation Solving A Dietary Issue

12 April 2023
Eating well is an essential ingredient to good mental and physical health, but it can be challenging to some people living with disability.

Melba's Jazzy Day Out At The Bruthen Blues And Arts Festival In Gippsland

10 April 2023
On any given weekend, the sleepy Gippsland town of Bruthen is much like any other – but for one week in February the town comes alive with the soun...
Congratulations to the 2022 Brisbane Disability Staff Recognition Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2022 Brisbane Disability Staff Recognition Award Winners!

17 May 2022
The spotlight was well and truly on the best of the best in Brisbane recently for the 2022 Brisbane Disability Staff Recognition Awards sponsored b...

Studio A artist an Archibald portrait finalist

11 May 2022
The pattern in the mountains of Studio A, best friends Emma and Gabrielle, by Studio A artist Emily Crockford, was one of 52 pieces selected from 8...

Surfing soothes the soul and transforms lives

12 April 2022
There’s something soothing and comforting about the waves and surfing so it comes as no surprise that surfing is fast catching on as a mental healt...

New Sesame Street Muppet has a disability

07 April 2022
There’s a new Muppet on the Sesame Street block, and she uses a wheelchair.

Hireup backs Queensland powerchair footballers

03 April 2022
Hireup is part of the national powerchair football championships action in Sydney recently.

First film with a largely deaf cast wins best picture at Academy Awards

29 March 2022
Family drama movie CODA has become the first film with a predominantly deaf cast to win the best picture Oscar at the 2022 94th Academy Awards.

MATES helps people with a disability learn to swim

29 March 2022
Swim programs Austswim and Kids Alive Do The Five have joined forces to make swimming more accessible for people living with a disability.

Music has its own beat for many living with a disability

24 February 2022
Music is much more than an incentive or motivation to move and concentrate - for some people living with a disability it is a connection and even t...

Creative arts therapy has been proven to empower people with a disability

08 February 2022
It is becoming more apparent that unleashing your creative talent through art is a sure way to calm the soul and soothe the mind, as MARINA REYNOLD...

ACALS program brings old furniture to life and participants together

22 December 2021
“Coming together, to support one another” is Accessible Care & Lifestyle Services’ (ACALS) slogan - and the provider’s hugely popular Upcycle R...

Former Australian police officer and paralympian Carol Cooke releases book

02 November 2021
Carol Cooke is a three times Aussie gold medal paralympian, nine times World Champion in cycling, philanthropist and  founder of the MS 24 hou...

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